Universities in Ecuador

Higher Education in Ecuador

2021 Ranking of Ecuadorian Universities New

What are the most popular Universities in Ecuador? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Ecuadorian University Ranking of 59 Ecuadorian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Ecuadorian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 59 Universities in Ecuador

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces New

The Republic of Ecuador is divided into 24 provinces (Spanish: provincias). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the provinces of Pichincha and Guayas, which respectively host the capital and largest city of Quito and the nation's main port Guayaquil. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all provinces which include at least 2 Ecuadorian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Azuay (4)   Chimborazo (2)  
Guayas (13)   Imbabura (3)  
Loja (2)   Los Rios (2)  
Manabi (5)   Pichincha (17)  
Tungurahua (2)  

Ecuadorian University lists

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